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mineralocorticoid biosynthetic process

Known as: mineralocorticoid anabolism, mineralocorticoid biosynthesis, mineralocorticoid formation 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of mineralocorticoids, hormonal C21 corticosteroids synthesized from cholesterol… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Aldosterone is a major mineralocorticoid hormone that plays a key role in the regulation of electrolyte balance and blood… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Mitochondrial P450 type enzymes catalyze central steps in steroid biosynthesis, including cholesterol conversion to pregnenolone… Expand
Review
2002
Review
2002
  • A. Capponi
  • Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 36938850
In addition to intracellular cholesterol synthesis, plasma low- and high-density lipoproteins (LDL and HDL, respectively) are the… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Steroidogenic acute regulatory protein (StAR) synthesis and steroidogenesis are stimulated by activation of divergent signaling… Expand
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1998
1998
Atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) is a potent inhibitor of mineralocorticoid synthesis induced in adrenal glomerulosa cells by… Expand
Review
1997
Review
1997
The unique characteristics of the primate (particularly human) fetal adrenal were first realized in the early 1900s when its… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
In adrenal glomerulosa cells, angiotensin II (Ang II) and potassium stimulate aldosterone synthesis through activation of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
A cDNA for cytochrome P-450(11 beta,aldo) was cloned from a library of bullfrog interrenal tissue (tissue corresponding to the… Expand
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Increasing evidence indicates that the adrenal cortex of most mammalian species expresses distinct forms of cytochrome P-450(11… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
We have isolated and characterized two isozymes of mouse steroid 11 beta-hydroxylase (11 beta-OHase), designated 11 beta-OHase… Expand